1.  Be silent–in the heat of anger.
    2.  Be silent–when you don’t have all the facts.
    3.  Be silent–when  you haven’t verified the story.
    4.  Be silent–if your words will offend a weaker Person.
    5.  Be silent–when it is time to listen.
    6.  Be silent–when you are tempted to make light of holy things.
    7.  Be silent–when you are tempted to joke about sin.
    8.  Be silent–if you would be ashamed of your word later.
    9.  Be silent–if your words would convey the wrong impression.\
    10.  Be silent–if the issues as are none of your business.
    11.  Be silent–when you are tempted to tell an outright lie.
    12.  Be silent–if your words will damage someone else’s reputation.
    13.  Be silent–if your words will damage a friendship.
    14.  Be silent–when you are feeling critical.
    15.  Be silent–if you can’t say it without screaming.
    16.  Be silent–if your words will be a poor reflection of your friends and family.
    17.  Be silent–if you may have to eat your words later.
    18.  Be silent–if you have already said it more than one time.
    19.  Be silent–when you are tempted to flatter a wicked person.
  •  Be silent–when you are supposed to be working instead.
  1.  Be silent–when your words do no good to anyone including yourself.

Remember to make your word sweet in order not to find it bitter to swallow later.

Whoever guards his mouth and tongue keeps his soul from troubles.

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